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"Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women for the money. And it made her miserable.

As a young writer, Alcott concentrated on lurid pulp stories of revenge, murder, and adultery–“blood and thunder” literature, as she called i–and enjoyed writing very much. She was in her mid 30s when an editor suggested she try writing a book for girls. Alcott wasn’t very interested, but her father was a complete moron with money and had left the family in terrible financial trouble. Alcott wrote Little Women in hopes of some decent sales and a little breathing room and got way more than she asked for. The money in sequels was too good to turn down (and her father didn’t get any smarter with a dime), but Alcott hated writing what she called “moral pap for the young” and longed to return to the smut and violence of her early endeavors."

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Books and Authors You Had to Read in High School (via bookriot)

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taphophilia:

!Loyalty! - Cementerio de Chacarita by Darqos on Flickr.

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Top 10 Studio Ghibli Films (As Voted By My Followers)
#09: Ponyo

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evil-bones-mccoy:

"she shouldn’t have worn that skirt to the frat party."

"yeah, well, archduke franz ferdinand shouldn’t have been wandering around sarajevo in an open-top car, so i guess he was asking to be murdered, too."

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Get to Know Me

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Basics
Name: Alina
Birthday: January 19
Favorite color: Black
Lucky number: 19
Height: 5’9 1/2”
Talents: doing things right or not at all, emphasis on the not at all 
Last dream you remember: the only part i remember is having a long and deep cut/scar on my arm held together by a copious amount of staples. it was pretty. 
Can you juggle: no
Art/sports/both: both…yes both
Do you like writing: yes
Do you like dancing: yes. solitarily.
Do you like singing: yes. solitarily.

Fantasies
Dream vacation: shit. Egypt, Ghana, England, Ireland, Czech Republic, Romania, Italy (Rome especially), Israel, Paris exclusively, Russia, Spain, road trip of the US (New Orleans!), Greece, the Caribbean, Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico… with money to buy books
Dream guy/gal: no such animal
Dream wedding: one where i don’t have to invite extended family. just people i love.
Dream pet: a Husky, Doberman, perhaps a milksnake or a skunk (minus their scent glands) 
Dream job: i donut know. 
Favorite song: dude there’s so many. today its rime of the ancient mariner..
Favorite albums: City of Evil and Fly (at least most influential)
Last song you heard on the radio: think it was No More Drama
Least favorite song: so many…. Dark Horse.
Least favorite album: if i don’t like the artist i don’t bother with the album so none
Least favorite artist: so many…

Preferences
Guys/girls/both: well that depends
Hair color: dark 
Eye color: don’t care
Humorous/serious: both
Taller/shorter: pffffft
Biggest turn-off: dishonesty, bullying
Biggest turn-on: a good listener

ima tag…. spinneroo, munsterblood, babyjihotinobop, themojoe, eeshybobeeshy….. i am so impressed i know that many people. c’mon guys you know it’s fun…. but not if you don’t want to.

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Head of Medusa - Rubens

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the-lost-art-of-world-domination:

Darth Vader, haunted by the Jedi.

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roaringcersei:

Game of Thrones + books

"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge."

A Game of Thrones (1996) by George R. R. Martin; Tyrion (II)—Tyrion Lannister, page:124. 

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feuille-d-automne:

Sarah Bernhardt in a dramatic pose , 1890 .

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